News & Events

8 March 2019
Autumn Residential School Program for Distance Students The College welcomed a number of its distance education students to the Redfern campus this week for the residential school program. These students took the opportunity to experience the campus and meet with their lecturers and with their fellow students. Pictured here are students attending the...
5 March 2019
Doxology Services to Mark the Commencement of the New Academic Year [Group photo following the Doxology Service in Redfern] St Andrew’s Theological College commenced its thirty-fourth academic year with its traditional annual Doxology Service in the Chapel of St John the Evangelist and Theologian, but also with a Doxology Service at the Holy Monastery of ‘Axion...
18 February 2019
Ordination On Sunday 17 February, Faculty member and College graduate, Anthony Papantoniou (BTh, 2001, MTh, 2001, MTh Hons, 2008) was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation of the Theotokos (NSW). He was also bestowed with...
29 January 2019
2019 Professional Development For Teachers                 Today the College hosted its sixth annual professional development day for the teachers and staff of the Greek Orthodox schools in Sydney: St Spyridon College (Kingsford), All Saints Grammar (Belmore) and St Euphemia College (Bankstown). In front of an audience of...
20 January 2019
Inaugural Conference of the International Orthodox Theological Association The Inaugural Conference of the  International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA) was held in Iasi, Romania on 9-12 January, 2019. The broad aims of IOTA include the promotion of international exchange of knowledge about the Orthodox faith and of pan-Orthodox unity. The Conference...
31 October 2018
Classes in Theological Studies to begin in Melbourne in 2019 The College is pleased to announce that it will introduce “facilitation classes” in Melbourne as of early February 2019. This is a new endeavour by the College as an outreach to residents of Melbourne (and those across Victoria) who might be interested to engage with part time theological studies...
20 August 2018
Evening Symposium on Byzantine Hymnody The College was honoured to host the visiting Orthodox scholar and Athonite monk, Fr Damaskinos (Jaakko Olkinuora) of Xenophontos Monastery, on 19 August for an evening symposium on the theme “Byzantine Hymnody: Past, Present and Future”. His keynote address entitled ‘Listening and Singing in the...
13 August 2018
Ordination On Sunday 12 August, College graduate, Deacon Goran Jovcic (BTh, 1999) was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Grace Bishop Nikandros of Doryleon at the Greek Orthodox Church of St George in Thebarton (SA). He was also bestowed with the name ‘Gregory’ by His Grace. Fr Gregory will serve as an...
21 May 2018
Ordination On Sunday 20 May, College graduate, Deacon John Frangos (GradDipA, 2016) was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Derbe at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Dormition of the Theotokos in North Altona (VIC). Fr John will serve as an auxiliary priest in suburban and rural...
14 May 2018
Elevation to Oikonomos On Sunday 13 May, College graduate Fr Stavros Karvelas (BTh, 2000) was elevated to the office of Oikonomos by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia. This conferral took place at the Greek Orthodox Parish of St Therapon (Thornleigh, NSW) during the Vespers for the Patronal Feast Day at...

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